.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Football: LA upends Santa Fe, stays alive in district race

-A A +A

See photos in Multimedia

By Mike Cote

It won’t go down as the prettiest win in Los Alamos Hilltopper football history, but with their backs to the wall, the Hilltoppers kept their playoff hopes alive Friday at Sullivan Field.
Facing the odds-on favorite to win District 2AAAA this season, the Hilltoppers came back from a 14-point deficit, scoring 19 unanswered points in the second half to stun the Santa Fe Demons Friday night.
It was a pretty simple scenario for Los Alamos heading into the game: a loss would virtually eliminate it from any shot at a 2AAAA title, while a win would put it right back into the mix.
Los Alamos (2-6 overall, 1-1 in 2AAAA) will still need those same Demons to do it a favor by knocking off Bernalillo in two weeks, but for now, Los Alamos will try to capitalize on the biggest win in head coach Garett Williams’ young career.
“We lost two extremely close games just like this one because, when we got down to the end, we shot ourselves in the foot,” Williams said. “(Friday), we found a way to win. That was important for us.”


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday